Los Angeles Walks Volunteer Social and Get Together

Angel City Brewery – 216 South Alameda St., Los Angeles, 90012Learn about how you get get involved with Los Angeles Walks at this social and get together! Plan and lead a walk, get more involved in policy and advocacy, and help LA Walks grow in 2014! Moreinfo.

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